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Swansea, The Gorgeous Gower & Tenby

Swansea, The Gorgeous Gower & Tenby

Based at the MERCURE HOTEL



5 DAYS FROM £380


The vibrant waterfront city of Swansea lies on the edge of the five mile sweep of Swansea Bay. Birthplace of poet Dylan Thomas, the city is a cultural centre for art, home to numerous parks and gardens and houses the largest indoor market in Wales. The Gower Peninsula was the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK and boasts some of the most breath-taking bays and beaches in the country. The much photographed pastel coloured buildings, narrow streets and fortified walls of Tenby are reminiscent of the Meditteranean and its’ busy harbour is always popular with both pleasure craft and fishing boats.


Our base in Swansea is the very comfortable MERCURE HOTEL which is located on the outskirts of the city within its own landscaped gardens. Features of the hotel include a brasserie restaurant and bar/lounge along with leisure centre with pool, mini gymnasium and sauna. All of the contemporary en suite bedrooms feature tv, telephone, hairdryer, and hospitality tray. Please note whilst there is no passenger lift, over half of the bedrooms are located on the ground floor.


Departing Newark early morning we travel via Leicestershire and the scenic Cotswolds making an extended break in Stow-on-the-Wold for lunch/sightseeing. We then continue via Gloucester so over the border in to Wales and the coast at Swansea.

Friday 11th – Sunday 13th September
Scheduled excursions during the stay will include the following:
• A full day tour of the beautiful Gower Peninsula with expert guide aboard our coach. Highlights of the day will include views of Rhossili Beach which is consistently voted one of the top four beaches in the UK and a visit to the seaside resort of Mumbles with its boutique shops, quaint streets and colourful cottages. Our day will also include a traditional Welsh Cream Tea at the Gower
Heritage Centre
• Full day tour including a visit to Llancaiach Fawr Manor. Built in the early 16th century, history here is tangible and the costumed servants of the house are living and working in 1645 allowing you to share and engage in their world! In the afternoon we return to Swansea Maritime Quarter where the 19th century docks have been transformed into a marina with promenades along the quay sides dotted with cafés and restaurants
• Full day tour to the pretty resort of Tenby. Guarded by the remains of a Norman Castle the town has excellent shopping, traditional pubs and cosy eateries along with four magnificent beaches. A popular trip is to take the boat to the monastic island of Caldey with its magnificent views, Chocolate Factory and Abbey Gift Shop selling perfume and shortbread baked in the Monastery.

Monday 14th September
Departing Swansea after breakfast, we retrace our steps so home to Newark for approximately teatime.

B, D

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PRICE £380 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room



Double room for sole occupancy (en suite) £90.00

Please see page 20 of our brochure for details of optional travel insurance

Pick ups over 10 miles radius of Newark

*Please see inside front cover of brochure for details of early booking discounts and pick up supplements.



Travel Wright air conditioned executive specification coach throughout including excursions as mentioned in the tour itinerary

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation at the Mercure Swansea Hotel

Admission to Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Guide for tour aboard our coach of the Gower Peninsula and Cream Tea



Meals other than stated above or drinks with meals

Admission to other attractions (where applicable) eg boat trip to Caldey Island

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
APU/O Briar Road, Ollerton
Asda Asda, Newark Road, North Hykeham
Barbican Barbican Hotel, Lincoln
Bingham Market Place Bingham Market Place
Bingham Nottingham Road Bingham Bus Stop oppo White Lion, Nottingham Road
Gonerby Recruiting Sergeant, Great Gonerby
Grantham Grantham Bus Station
Holiday Feeder Averham Averham Flash Layby
Holiday Feeder Bingham Bingham Layby
Holiday Feeder Chatsworth Chatsworth House
Holiday Feeder Gonerby Gonerby Services
Holiday Feeder Long Benn Long Bennington
Holiday Feeder Ollerton Ollerton Bus Lane
Holiday Feeder Tuxford Tuxford Sun Inn
Ollerton Police Station Ollerton Police Station
TW Travel Wright Depot, Jessop Close, Newark
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